This is just one of those times when I have to wonder who’s calling the shots from a product perspective over at MS. I just started experimenting with Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals and have run into an absolute show stopper that completely prevents me from being able to do anything useful with […]
Hot on the tails of a bunch of other great releases coming out of Redmond in these past couple of weeks, PowerShell v1.0 has been released!
I’ve been running on Vista for a while now. Unfortunately VS 2005 wasn’t designed with a “least user priveledge” approach in mind and so it has some unsupported scenarios when running on Vista when UAC is turned on. Most stuff “just works”, but there are a few things that require you to kick it into elevated permissions mode. […]
They’re calling them Widget now, but essentially this is almost what the HTML Components specification from 1998 was trying to do. I do like the fact that includes a packaging mechanism (ZIP) so that you can distribute all your resources in on file. Criticism follows: There should be a way to expose an interface for […]
So, if you haven’t already heard, Windows Vista RTMd today and will be available for retail on 01/30/07 (just one day before my 30th birthday heheh). Congrats to all the developers, I’m sure it’s been a hell of a journey. It must feel great to finally set it free. Now… let’s see… off the top of […]
Well, it’s been a bit of a journey, but .NET 3.0 has arrived. Get all your WPF, WCF and WWF goodness right over here. Congrats to all the team members who got this platform out the door! Developing rich applications for Windows just got that much better.